Complaints about White House handling of COVID-19 aired at U.S. Senate hearing

Senators say they are disappointed by testing challenges across the country and are frustrated by new CDC guidelines

By: - January 11, 2022 2:00 pm
Dr. Anthony Fauci

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and chief medical adviser to the president, testifies during a Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee hearing on Capitol Hill on Jan. 11, 2022, in Washington, D.C. The committee heard testimony about the federal response to COVID-19 and new, emerging variants. (Shawn Thew/Getty Images)

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Ariana Figueroa
Ariana Figueroa

Ariana Figueroa is a reporter in the States Newsroom Washington, D.C, bureau. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections and campaign finance. Before joining States Newsroom, Ariana covered public health and chemical policy on Capitol Hill for E&E News. As a Florida native, she's worked for the Miami Herald and her hometown paper, the Tampa Bay Times. Her work has also appeared in the Chicago Tribune and NPR. She is a graduate of the University of Florida.

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